Forget what they told you
you should be.
A man living in the blueprint of another
is like a snake trying to slide into another’s dead skin.
Forge your own way,
your own path,
your own sound,
your own voice,
flavoured by those you’ve admired,
but never governed by it.
– Adam Oakley
I was lost thinking that my thoughts were the answers to everything.
The way out of trouble.
The way out of the mess of thinking seemed to be to
just keep thinking.
Continue reading “Lost And Found”
I wonder how much time I’ve wasted
worrying about things that either didn’t happen or didn’t matter.
I wonder how much time I’ve spent dreading or resisting things that I was always going to do, regardless.
They say time you enjoyed wasting was never wasted.
Perhaps I enjoyed it all.
Perhaps we all do.
The drama can be addictive.
Continue reading “Move Beyond”
Are you too hard on yourself?
Most people are.
Surely we should be perfect.
Surely we should handle everything flawlessly,
without ever messing up or being lazy.
Continue reading “Are You Too Hard On Yourself?”
There are those who will laugh at you.
Let them laugh.
There are those who will hate you.
Let them hate.
There are those who will worry about you.
Let them worry.
Continue reading “Let Them”
Since she had that baby,
she looks 5 years older.
5 months has passed,
but she has aged a lot since then.
Now she looks tired, desperately tired,
where tiredness becomes normal,
part of life.
Continue reading “The Young Mother”